Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits Iran, USGS reports

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Posted: Nov 07, 2012 2:13 AM
Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits Iran, USGS reports

LONDON (Reuters) - A shallow magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit northwest Iran on Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake was centered 32 miles north-northeast of Tabriz, at a depth of 6.2 miles, the USGS said.

(Writing by John Stonestreet ; Editing by Toby Chopra)